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Falmouth - Swanpool ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.7

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Falmouth - Swanpool Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.0 °C

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Thursday, 26 November 2015, 08:44 Local time
Thursday 26
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 11 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 35
WNW 40
NW 40
NW 35
Wind State off off off off

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Falmouth - Swanpool in South Cornwall is a fairly exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Often Crowded.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Falmouth, England, 2 km from Falmouth - Swanpool.

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Falmouth - Swanpool Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Culdrose (navy base), 14 km from Falmouth - Swanpool.

moderate winds from the NNW

Continuous light drizzle
Air temperature
11.5 °C

Current weather near Falmouth - Swanpool

Overall Falmouth - Swanpool Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Falmouth - Swanpool Location Maps

Falmouth - Swanpool Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to Falmouth - Swanpool:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    St Ives
    19 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Falmouth - Swanpool:

  • Closest ski area
    Another World Ski and Snowboard Centre (United Kingdom)
    286 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Raise (United Kingdom)
    317 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Weardale Ski Club (United Kingdom)
    337 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Harwood Common (United Kingdom)
    338 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Yad Moss (United Kingdom)
    338 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Falmouth - Swanpool:

  • Closest city location
    Plymouth (United Kingdom)
    44 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Paignton (United Kingdom)
    70 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Newton Abbot (United Kingdom)
    71 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Torquay (United Kingdom)
    73 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Exeter (United Kingdom)
    78 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Falmouth - Swanpool is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, 34 km (21 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Falmouth - Swanpool is Plymouth Airport (PLH), also in England, 76 km (47 miles) away.
  • Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 135 km (84 miles) away.
  • Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales is 178 km (111 miles) away.
  • Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales is the fifth nearest airport to Falmouth - Swanpool and is 186 km (116 miles) away.
Falmouth - Swanpool break location map and break info

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